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Technical professionals . Technically trained individuals, such as engineers and accountants, do a lot of writing, including e-mails, letters, proposals, and reports. Technical communicators . Technical communicators create manuals, proposals, reports, sales literature, Web sites, letters, journal articles, and speeches. Many technical communicators still call themselves technical writers (or tech writers) even though the term technical communicator better reflects the increasing importance of graphics and the
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Unformatted text preview: use of other media, such as online documentation. Often, technical professionals and technical communicators work together. For instance, a computer engineer designing a new microchip will draft the specifications for that chip. The technical communicator will study that draft, interview the engineer to resolve any technical questions, and revise the specifications. Those specifications will be included in the companys printed product catalog and Web-based marketing materials....
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course ENGLISH 202 taught by Professor Emily during the Spring '11 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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